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Time-Division Superconducting Quantum Interference Device Multiplexer for Transition-Edge Sensors

August 1, 2003
Author(s)
Piet DeKorte, Joern Beyer, Steven Deiker, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Michael MacIntosh, Sae Woo Nam, Carl D. Reintsema, Leila R. Vale, Martin Huber
We report on the design and performance of our second-generation 32-channel time-division multiplexer developed for the read-out of large-format arrays of superconducting transition-edge sensors. We present design issues and measurement results on its gain

A Time-Domain SQUID Multiplexer System for Read-Out of Superconducting Transition-Edge-Sensor Arrays

July 7, 2003
Author(s)
Carl D. Reintsema, James A. Beall, Steven Deiker, W.Bertrand (Randy) Doriese, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Sae Woo Nam, Leila R. Vale, Joel Ullom, Yizi Xu, Joern Beyer, Martin Huber
The development of time-domain SQUID multiplexers enables the integration of superconducting transition-edge sensors (TES) into arrays of thousands of elements while maintaining a manageable number of readout channels. The applications for detector arrays

Time-Division SQUID Multiplexers

February 1, 2002
Author(s)
Kent D. Irwin, Leila R. Vale, Norman F. Bergren, Steven Deiker, Erich N. Grossman, Gene C. Hilton, John M. Martinis, Sae Woo Nam, Carl D. Reintsema, David A. Rudman, Martin Huber
SQUID multiplexers (MUX) make is possible to build arrays of thousands of low-temperature bolometers and microcalorimeters based on superconducting transition-edge sensors (TES) with a manageable number of readout channels. We discuss the technical

Position Dependence in the CDMS II ZIP Detectors

January 1, 2002
Author(s)
V. Madic, W. Rau, D. S. Akerib, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, J. P. Castle, Fengbo Hang, M. B. Crisler, D. Driscoll, J. Emes, R. J. Gaitskell, J. Hellmig, Martin Huber, S. Kamat, John M. Martinis, P. Meunier, T. A. Perera, M. Perillo-Issac, T. Saab, B. Sadoulet, R. W. Schnee, D. N. Seitz, G. Wang, B. A. Young
The Ge and Si detectors developed by the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) II experiment rely on the simultaneous detection of athermal phonons and ionization produced by interactions in the crystal. The athermal phonons provide both the total energy

Present Results and Future Goals of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search

January 1, 2002
Author(s)
T. A. Perera, D. Abrams, D. S. Akerib, D. B. Bauer, A. Bolozdynya, P. Brink, R. Bunker, B. Cabrera, D. O. Caldwell, J. P. Castle, Fengbo Hang, R. M. Clarke, M. B. Crisler, R. Dixon, D. Driscoll, S. Eichblatt, R. J. Gaitskell, S. R. Golwala, E. E. Haller, J. Hellmig, D. Holmgren, Martin Huber, S. Kamat, C. Maloney, V. Mandic, John M. Martinis, P. Meunier, Sae Woo Nam, Harold E. Nelson, M. Perillo-Issac, R. R. Ross, T. Saab, B. Sadoulet, J. Sander, R. W. Schnee, T. Shutt, Amy Smith, A. H. Sonnenschein, A. L. Spadafora, G. Wang
The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) uses Ge and Si detectors to search for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs) via their elastic-scattering interaction with atomic nuclei. The present results from CDMS give limits on the spin-independent WIMP

DC SQUID Series Array Amplifiers with 120 MHz Bandwidth

March 1, 2001
Author(s)
Martin Huber, Patricia A. Neil, R. G. Benson, D. A. Burns, A. M. Corey, C. S. Flynn, Y. Kitaygorodskaya, O. Massihzadeh, John M. Martinis, Gene C. Hilton
We report on the performance of dc SQUID (Superconducting Quantum Interference Device) series array amplifiers from dc to 500 MHz. The arrays consist of up to100 dc SQUIDs with varying degrees of intracoil damping, and the flux-focusing washer of each

Microfabricated Transition-Edge X-ray Detectors

March 1, 2001
Author(s)
Gene C. Hilton, John M. Martinis, Kent D. Irwin, Norman F. Bergren, David A. Wollman, Martin Huber, Sae Woo Nam
We are developing high performance x-ray detectors based on superconducting transition-edge sensors (TES) for application in materials analysis and astronomy. Using our recently developed fully lithographic TES fabrication process, we have made devices

SQUID Operational Amplifier

March 1, 2001
Author(s)
Kent D. Irwin, Martin Huber
The nonlinear response of Superconducting Quantum Interface Devices (SQUIDs) has limited their usefulness. We propose the SQUID Operational Amplifier, which consists of several stages of SQUIDs with high open-loop current gain. When connected in a negative

Low Voltage Microanalysis using Microcalorimeter EDS

January 1, 2001
Author(s)
David A. Wollman, Sae Woo Nam, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, David A. Rudman, Norman F. Bergren, Steven Deiker, John M. Martinis, Martin Huber, Dale Newbury
We present the current performance of the prototype high-resolution microcalorimeter energy-dispersive spectrometer (υcal EDS) developed at NIST for x-ray microanalysis. In particular, the low-energy υcal EDS designed for operation in the energy range from

Development of Arrays of TES X-ray Detectors

December 1, 2000
Author(s)
Steven Deiker, James A. Chervenak, Gene C. Hilton, Martin Huber, Kent D. Irwin, John M. Martinis, Sae Woo Nam, David A. Wollman
Both the x-ray astrophysics and microanalysis communities have a need for large format arrays of high-spectral-resolution x-ray detectors. To meet this need, we are transferring our successful single pixel Transition Edge Sensor (TES) x-ray

First Steps Towards Small Arrays of Mo/Au Microcalorimeters

December 1, 2000
Author(s)
J. Olsen, E. C. Kirk, K. Thomsen, B. van den Brandt, Ph. Lerch, L. Scandella, A. Zehnder, S. Mango, H. R. Ott, Martin Huber, Gene C. Hilton, John M. Martinis
We are developing small arrays of microcalorimeters based on transition edge sensors made with Mo/Au bilayers deposited on silicon nitride membranes and Au absorbers. The superconducting transition of the bilayers is adjusted to be around 130 mK with a

Microcalorimeter Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer for Low Voltage Microanalysis

November 1, 2000
Author(s)
David A. Wollman, John M. Martinis, Sae Woo Nam, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, David A. Rudman, Norman F. Bergren, Steven Deiker, Martin Huber, Dale Newbury
Improved x-ray detector technology continues to be a critical metrological need in the semiconductor industry for contaminant particle analysis1,2 and for high-spatial-resolution x-ray microanalysis using low-beam-voltage field-emission scanning electron

Exclusion Limits on the WIMP-Nucleon Cross Section from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search

June 19, 2000
Author(s)
R. Abusaidi, D. S. Akerib, P. D. Barnes, D. B. Bauer, A. Bolozdynya, P. Brink, R. Bunker, B. Cabrera, D. O. Caldwell, J. P. Castle, R. M. Clarke, P. Colling, M. B. Crisler, A Cummings, A. Da Silva, A. K. Davies, R. Dixon, B. L. Dougherty, D. Driscoll, S. Eichblatt, J. Emes, R. J. Gaitskell, S. R. Golwala, D. Hale, E. E. Haller, J. Hellmig, Martin Huber, Kent D. Irwin, J. Jochum, F. P. Lipschultz, A. Lu, V. Mandic, John M. Martinis, Sae Woo Nam, Harold E. Nelson, B. Neuhauser, M. J. Penn, T. A. Perera, M. Perillo-Issac, B Pritychenko, R. R. Ross, T. Saab, B. Sadoulet, R. W. Schnee, D. N. Seitz, P. Shestople, T. Shutt, Amy Smith, G. W. Smith, A. H. Sonnenschein, A. L. Spadafora, W. Stockwell, J. D. Taylor, Stephen White, S. Yellin, B. A. Young
The cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) employs Ge and Si detectors to search for weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs) via their elastic-scattering interactions with nuclei while discriminating against interactions of background particles. CDMS

Exclusion Limits on the WIMP-Nucleon Scattering Cross-Section from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search

January 1, 2000
Author(s)
S. R. Golwala, R. Abusaidi, D. S. Akerib, P. D. Barnes, D. B. Bauer, A. Bolozdynya, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, D. O. Caldwell, J. P. Castle, R. M. Clarke, P. Colling, M. B. Crisler, A. Da Silva, A. K. Davies, R. Dixon, S. Eichblatt, Kent D. Irwin, R. J. Gaitskell, E. E. Haller, J. Hellmig, Martin Huber, J. Jochum, F. P. Lipschultz, John M. Martinis, Sae Woo Nam, J. Nelson, B. Neuhauser, T. A. Perera, M. Perillo-Issac, R. R. Ross, T. Saab, B. Sadoulet, R. W. Schnee, P. Shestople, T. Shutt, Amy Smith, A. H. Sonnenschein, A. L. Spadafora, S. Yellin, B. A. Young
The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) employs massive ionization- and phonon-mediated detectors to search for WIMPs via their elastic scattering interactions with nuclei while discriminating against interactions by other background particles. Limits on

Superconducting Multiplexer for Arrays of Transition Edge Sensors

June 28, 1999
Author(s)
James A. Chervenak, Kent D. Irwin, Erich N. Grossman, John M. Martinis, Carl D. Reintsema, Martin Huber
We report the design and testing of an analog superconducting time-division multiplexer to instrument large format arrays of low-temperature bolometers and microcalorimeters. The circuit is designed to multiplex an array of superconducting quantum

DC SQUID Series Arrays with Intracoil Damping to Reduce Resonance Distortions

December 31, 1997
Author(s)
Martin Huber, A. M. Corey, K. L. Lumpkins, F. N. Nafe, J. Rantschler, Gene C. Hilton, John M. Martinis, A. H. Steinbach
We report on low-noise DC SQUID series arrays incorporating intracoil damping, which show smooth DC characteristics. The voltage-flux characteristics of these devices are reproducible upon repeated cooling and do not require multiple heating/cooling cycles